Commercial fishing is an industry rooted in tradition. The Fish Mammas of Ghana are honoured for the generations that they have acted as the rightful middlemen between the canoe borne fishermen and the public or retail markets. In Chennai, India, graceful rafts bring catches ashore from anchored boats. Designated woman ..
Doctor Manuel Mantilla On March 2, the 1,000-tonne, Spanish-built patrol ship Doctor Manuel Mantilla, of Argentina’s paramilitary maritime force, the Prefectura Naval Argentina (PNA), opened fire with its 40mm cannon on the Chinese fishing boat Hua Xiang 801, which was operating within Argentina’ s Exclusive Economic ..
As regular, long time readers may realise I have a bit of a soft spot for the commercial fishing industry. And, no, that soft spot is not my stomach as a result of over-indulgence on fish and chips. Thanks for noticing and pointing that out though. To be honest I’m not sure where it comes from (the interest, not my ..
Despite accounting for a mere 0.12 per cent of the UK’s overall economic output, fisheries is one of the most contentious issues in the Brexit jumble. Highly politicised, negotiations on the future fisheries regime could tarnish the overall outcome of British departure from the EU. At the heart of the dispute is the ..
Ship design, we were brought up to believe is a matter of compromise – and lots of them! A shipowner, who, after all, is paying for the thing, requires a ship that can carry enormous quantities of cargo, has a miniscule thirst for fuel and can be manned by very few seafarers who don’t eat very much. And it must be ..
On January 9, 2019, the director of the Asian Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, Gregory B. Poling, reported on China’s undocumented fishing activities in the South China Sea, suggesting that the area was being seriously overfished. The article ..
Schottel has delivered propulsion units for two 81-metre road ferries to Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania. Each of the newly built vessels ordered by Canadian operator BC ..
The Sheriff’s Office of Santa Barbara County, California, has confirmed that the last missing victim of a deadly fire aboard a recreational diving vessel earlier ..
Spectrum Offshore has completed 18 months of construction support surveys for Ørsted at the Hornsea One offshore wind farm in the UK. The scope of work included ..